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This activity contains 20 questions.

Question 1.
The pancreas gland has a duct which opens into the:

 
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Question 2.
What of the following chemicals is released by the pancreas gland during and just after a meal?

 
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Question 3.
The main function of insulin is to:

 
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Question 4.
During the post-absorptive phase ______ secreted by the pancreas gland helps to break down the liver's stores of ______.

 
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Question 5.
Patients who have had their stomachs removed:

 
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Question 6.
If hungry animals are given blood transfusions from satiated (well fed) animals they:

 
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Question 7.
Which of the following substances is released by cells of the duodenum, and may provide an important blood borne signal in the regulation of hunger?

 
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Question 8.
People with diabetes have low levels of:

 
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Question 9.
Mayer and Marshall (1956) by using injections of gold thioglucose found glucoreceptors in the:

 
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Question 10.
When Maurio Russek injected glucose into the ______ he found this quickly stopped eating in hungry animals.

 
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Question 11.
The dual-centre set-point model of eating proposes that the ______ acts as the brain's satiety centre and that the ______ acts as its feeding centre.

 
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Question 12.
Animals with lesions of the ventromedial hypothalamus:

 
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Question 13.
The lateral hypothalamus contains 'fibres of passage' from what pathway?

 
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Question 14.
Neurotoxins, such as kainic acid and ibotenic acid, selectively destroy:

 
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Question 15.
When neuropeptide Y is injected into the hypothalamus, or ventricles of the brain, it produces:

 
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Question 16.
Weingarten (1983) showed that rats can be made to eat as a result of:

 
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Question 17.
Leptin is a chemical which is released from:

 
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Question 18.
Leptin has been shown to inhibit the release of what neuropeptide in the hypothalamus?

 
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Question 19.
Which of the following statements is true regarding anorexia nervosa?

 
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Question 20.
When ob/ob mice were parabiotically joined with normal lean mice:

 
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